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licensure

[lahy-suh n-sher, -shoo r]
noun
  1. the granting of licenses, especially to engage in professional practice.
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Origin of licensure

First recorded in 1840–50; license + -ure
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Word Origin and History for licensures

licensure

n.

1808, from license + -ure.

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